Famous Television Producers from Japan

List of notable or famous television producers from Japan, with bios and photos, including the top television producers born in Japan and even some popular television producers who immigrated to Japan. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Japanese television producers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These television producers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known television producer from Japan is included when available.

List features people like Tonkō Horikawa and Masatoshi Yamaguchi.

This historic television producers from Japan list can help answer the questions "Who are some Japanese television producers of note?" and "Who are the most famous television producers from Japan?" These prominent television producers of Japan may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Japanese television producers.

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  • Hisashi Yamauchi

    Hisashi Yamanouchi is a film producer.
    • Age: 91
    • Birthplace: Nishi-ku, Osaka, Japan
  • Hisato Usui

    Hisato Usui is a film and TV producer.
  • Kazumi Koide is a screenwriter and television producer.
  • Katsumi Ohyama

    Katsumi Ohyama is a television producer and director.
    • Age: 90
    • Birthplace: Shenyang, China
  • Kazuya Kamenashi
    Photo: user uploaded image
    Kazuya Kamenashi (亀梨 和也, Kamenashi Kazuya, born February 23, 1986) is a Japanese idol, singer–songwriter, actor, television personality, producer, radio host, and occasional model. Born and raised in Edogawa, Tokyo, he joined the Japanese talent agency, Johnny & Associates, at the age of 12. He was drafted as a member and co-lead vocalist of the popular J-pop group KAT-TUN in 2001. He is also one half of the temporary group, Shūji to Akira, whose only single "Seishun Amigo" became the best-selling single of 2005 in Japan. Individually, he is a popular actor who has played the lead role in several television dramas.
    • Age: 36
    • Birthplace: Japan, Edogawa, Tokyo
  • Keiichi Sato

    Keiichi Sato (さとう けいいち, Satō Keiichi) is a mecha and character designer born in the Kagawa Prefecture of Japan on December 18, 1965. In 1996, Sato met with Kazuyoshi Katayama to begin work on The Big O. Until then, Sato's work consisted mainly of designing characters and supervising animation for anime series. The Big O is the first based on a concept of his creation and he considers it his magnum opus. Sato's style is influenced by his "love of all things nostalgic."
    • Age: 57
    • Birthplace: Kagawa Prefecture, Japan